Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
850 PM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

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/O.EXA.KSEW.SC.Y.0080.000000T0000Z-150505T1000Z/
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
850 PM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SEATTLE HAS ISSUED A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT TUESDAY.

* WIND AND WAVES...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH WIND WAVES 2
  TO 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD...AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ135-051000-
/O.EXT.KSEW.SC.Y.0080.000000T0000Z-150505T1000Z/
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
850 PM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT TUESDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH
  WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD...AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ110-051200-
/O.CON.KSEW.RB.Y.0022.150505T0700Z-150505T1900Z/
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
850 PM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON PDT TUESDAY...

* BAR CONDITION...MODERATE BECOMING ROUGH FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT
  THROUGH NOON TUESDAY.

* COMBINED SEAS...7 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT TONIGHT AND TUESDAY.

* FIRST EBB...6 AM TUESDAY...A STRONG EBB.

* SECOND EBB...615 PM TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR MEANS THAT WAVE CONDITIONS
WILL BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT IN OR NEAR HARBOR ENTRANCES.

&&

$$

PZZ131-132-051000-
/O.CON.KSEW.SC.Y.0080.000000T0000Z-150505T1000Z/
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
850 PM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM PDT
TUESDAY...

* WIND AND WAVES...WEST WIND 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD...AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$

PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-051200-
/O.CON.KSEW.SW.Y.0018.150505T0700Z-150506T0100Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO
60 NM-
850 PM PDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM PDT TUESDAY...

* SEAS...BUILDING TO AROUND WEST 10 FEET AT 12 SECONDS OVERNIGHT
  THROUGH TUESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS MEANS THAT WAVES WILL
BE HAZARDOUS TO SMALL CRAFT. MARINERS SHOULD AVOID SHOALING
AREAS. LONG PERIOD SWELL CAN SHARPEN INTO LARGE BREAKING WAVES IN
SHOALING AREAS. IT IS NOT UNUSUAL FOR WAVES TO BREAK MUCH FARTHER
FROM SHOALING AREAS THAN IS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED. REMEMBER...
BREAKING WAVES CAN EASILY CAPSIZE EVEN LARGER VESSELS.

&&

$$


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